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Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade, and Development

Department responsible forThe Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD; French: Ministère des Affaires étrangères, Commerce et Développement or MAECD), more commonly known as Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, is the department in the Government of Canada that manages Canada's diplomatic and consular relations, to encourage the country's international trade and to lead Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance. It is also responsible for mai...
2007 Ehime F.C. season

2007 Ehime F.C. season

2007 Ehime F.C. season

Expedition Robinson 1999

Expedition Robinson 1999, was the third edition of Expedition Robinson, or Survivor as it is referred to in some countries, to air in Sweden and it aired in 1999. The major twist this season was that the contestants were initially divided up into four tribes based on their gender. Like in the previous season, when a tribe lost immunity the other tribe would be allowed to vote one of the members of the losing tribe out. Also the joker twist was brought back for this edition. The 'joker' this s...
Radyo Natin Network

Radyo Natin Network

Radyo Natin (In English:Our Radio) is the largest radio network in the Philippines. It has more than 100 stations across the country spread from Claveria and Aparri, Cagayan in the northernmost part to Bongao, Tawi-tawi in the south.All Radyo Natin stations operate in the FM band. National news programs by DZRH, the Manila Broadcasting Company's flagship station, are carried in the early mornings, with local news and stories from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.At one o'clock, on its regular ...
Royscot Trust Ltd v Rogerson

Royscot Trust Ltd v Rogerson

Royscot Trust Ltd v Rogerson [1991] EWCA Civ 12 is an English contract law case, concerning the Misrepresentation Act 1967 and the extent of damages available under s 2(1) for negligent misrepresentation. It decided that under the Act, the appropriate measure of damages was the same as that for common law fraud, or damages for all losses flowing from a misrepresentation, even if unforeseeable.Andrew Rogerson wanted to get a second hand Honda Prelude on hire purchase. He went to see the car de...
Taiwanese opera

Taiwanese opera

Taiwanese (folk) opera (Chinese: 歌仔戲; pinyin: gēzǎixì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: koa-á-hì; literally: "song-drama") is the only form of traditional drama known to have originated in Taiwan. The language used is a stylized combination of both literary and colloquial registers of Taiwanese Hokkien. Its earliest form adopted elements of folk songs from Zhangzhou, Fujian, China. The story elements are traditionally based on folk tales of the southern Fujian (Min Nan-speaking) region, though in recent years sto...
Godalming Friends Meeting House

Godalming Friends Meeting House

Red brick, Bargate stone, tilesGodalming Friends Meeting House is a Friends meeting house (Quaker place of worship) in the ancient town of Godalming in the English county of Surrey. One of many Nonconformist places of worship in the town, it dates from 1748 but houses a congregation whose roots go back nearly a century earlier. Decline set in during the 19th century and the meeting house passed out of Quaker use for nearly 60 years, but in 1926 the cause was reactivated and since then an unbr...
Mirror Mirror (film)

Mirror Mirror (film)

Mirror Mirror is a 2012 American-Czech-Canadian family adventure fantasy film based on the fairy tale "Snow White" collected by the Brothers Grimm. It is directed by Tarsem Singh, produced by Ryan Kavanaugh, Bernie Goldmann, Brett Ratner and Kevin Misher, written by Marc Klein and Jason Keller with music by Alan Menken and stars Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, and Sean Bean. It was released theatrically on March 30, 2012 by Relativity M...
1976 Dutch Grand Prix

1976 Dutch Grand Prix

The 1976 Dutch Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Circuit Zandvoort on August 29, 1976. It was won by British driver James Hunt driving a McLaren M23 on his 29th birthday.The weekend was marred by the death of track marshal Ron Lenderink during a touring car support race. He was 29.
Unified Video Decoder

Unified Video Decoder

Unified Video Decoder (UVD), previously called Universal Video Decoder, is the name given to AMD's dedicated video decoding ASIC. There are multiple versions implementing a multitude of video codecs, such as H.264 and VC-1.UVD was introduced with the Radeon HD 2000 Series and is integrated into some of the AMD GPUs and APUs. UVD occupies a considerable amount of the die surface and is not to be confused with AMD's Video Coding Engine (VCE).The UVD is based on an ATI Xilleon video processor, w...
Timeline of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (May 2010)

Timeline of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (May 2010)

Following is a Timeline of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for May 2010.
Prince of Wales (1789 ship)

Prince of Wales (1789 ship)

Prince of Wales was built at Hull in 1789, for P. Green. She spent the first eight or so years sailing from Hull to Russia and Prussia. In 1797 Green sold her to Staniforth & Co. Although Lloyd's Register shows her continuing in the same trade, actually during the time Staniforth & Co. owned her, she transported supplies to Botany Bay for the British government. Prince of Wales then carried a cargo from Canton back to England for the British East India Company (EIC). On her return Sta...
German weather ship WBS 3 Fritz Homann

German weather ship WBS 3 Fritz Homann

Fritz Homann was a fishing trawler that was built in 1930 by Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG, Wesermünde for Grundmann & Gröschel. She served with the Kriegsmarine during World War II as the weather ship WBS 3 Fritz Homann, WBS 4 Fritz Homann and the vorpostenboote Neptune and V 5717 Fritz Homann. She returned to her former rôle as a trawler post-war, and was sold to Finland in 1955. Renamed Saukko, she was scrapped in 1985.Fritz Homann was 45.29 metres (148 ft 7 in) long, ...
Soviet Song

Soviet Song

Soviet Song (18 February 2000 – 16 November 2015) was a racehorse bred and owned by Elite Racing Club. She was foaled on 18 February 2000, sired by Marju (IRE) out of Kalinka (IRE) (Soviet Star). She raced in England, Ireland and France during her career and she was the highest rated older filly in the World in 2004 and 2005.Soviet Song was trained at Newmarket by James Fanshawe during her 24 race career and she was ridden by only three jockeys, Oscar Urbina, Johnny Murtagh and Jamie Spencer....
Shattered Glass (film)

Shattered Glass (film)

Shattered Glass is a 2003 American-Canadian drama film written and directed by Billy Ray. The screenplay is based on a September 1998 Vanity Fair article by H. G. Bissinger. In it he chronicled the rapid rise of Stephen Glass' journalistic career at The New Republic during the mid-1990s and his steep fall when his widespread journalistic fraud was exposed.The film, starring Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny, Hank Azaria, Melanie Lynskey, and Steve Zahn, premiered at the 2003 ...
Fairplay, Colorado

Fairplay, Colorado

Fairplay is the statutory town that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Park County, Colorado, United States. Fairplay is located in South Park at an elevation of 9,953 feet (3,034 m). The town is the fifth-highest incorporated place in the State of Colorado. The population was 679 at the U.S. Census 2010.A historic gold mining settlement, the town was founded in 1859 during the early days of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. The town was named by settlers who were upset by...
Macapá

Macapá

Macapá is a city in Brazil and the capital of Amapá state in the country's North Region. It is located on the northern channel of the Amazon River near its mouth on the Atlantic Ocean. The city is on a small plateau on the Amazon in the southeast of the state of Amapá and has few land connections to other parts of Brazil. The equator runs through the middle of the city, leading residents to refer to Macapá as "The capital of the middle of the world." It covers 6,407.12 square kilometres (2,47...
List of compositions by Witold Lutosławski

List of compositions by Witold Lutosławski

This is a list of compositions by Polish composer Witold Lutosławski.
Pullman train (UK)

Pullman train (UK)

Pullman trains in Great Britain were mainline luxury railway services that operated with first-class coaches and a steward service, provided by the British Pullman Car Company.The first Pullman Railway Coach to enter service in the UK was in 1874, after an assembly of imports from the US, in an operation pioneered by the Midland Railway, working with George Pullman's Chicago company. The coach "Midland" was of Clerestory Roofed design with balconies at both ends. The concept of luxury coaches...
Superman Unchained

Superman Unchained

Superman Unchained is a limited comic book series, originally billed as ongoing, featuring the DC Comics character Superman. It is written by Scott Snyder with pencils by Jim Lee. The series was first announced at the New York Comic Con on October 11, 2012. Superman Unchained takes place in the DC Universe, as part of the New 52. The series launched in June 2013.A new Superman title was first rumored by Rich Johnston. Johnston speculated that a series titled Man of Steel, written by Scott Sny...
Judo at the 2001 Mediterranean Games

Judo at the 2001 Mediterranean Games

The Judo Competition at the 2001 Mediterranean Games was held in Tunis, Tunisia from 28 June to 1 July 2001.
Ōnin War

Ōnin War

The Ōnin War (応仁の乱, Ōnin no Ran) was a civil war that lasted from 1467 to 1477, during the Muromachi period in Japan. Ōnin refers to the Japanese era during which the war was fought. A dispute between Hosokawa Katsumoto and Yamana Sōzen escalated into a nationwide war involving the Ashikaga shogunate and a number of daimyo in many regions of Japan.The war initiated the Sengoku period, "the Warring States Period". This period was a long, drawn-out struggle for domination by individual daimyo, ...

Krafty Kuts

Krafty Kuts (real name Martin Reeves) is an English electronic music, dance music and breakbeat producer and DJ.His first album, Freakshow, was released in 2006 on his Against The Grain label and contains guest artists Tim Deluxe and Ashley Slater from the UK band Freak Power. He had previously released Tricka Technology with his fellow producer and DJ, A Skillz.Krafty Kuts has won "best DJ" three years in a row as well as being honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to Breakbeat award at...
Geology of East Sussex

Geology of East Sussex

The geology of East Sussex is defined by the Weald–Artois anticline, a 60 kilometres (37 mi) wide and 100 kilometres (62 mi) long fold within which caused the arching up of the chalk into a broad dome within the middle Miocene, which has subsequently been eroded to reveal a lower Cretaceous to Upper Jurassic stratigraphy. East Sussex is best known geologically for the identification of the first dinosaur by Gideon Mantell, near Cuckfield, to the famous hoax of the Piltdown man near...
Gemporia

Gemporia

Gemporia (formerly known as Rocks TV) is an American reverse auction jewelry shopping channel. Gemporia was launched on July 11, 2012 as Rocks TV. It operates from The Genuine Gemstone Company studios in Redditch, United Kingdom. The channel is the sister network to Gems TV in the UK. On December 1, 2015, Rocks TV was rebranded Gemporia.The Rocks TV website changed its name to Gemporia.com on the 14th August 2013 when it was merged with the sister UK channel, Gems TV. *Official site
Louvre-Lens

Louvre-Lens

The Louvre-Lens is an art museum located in Lens, Pas-de-Calais, Northern France, approximately 200 kilometers north of Paris. It displays objects from the collections of the Musée du Louvre that are lent to the gallery on a medium- or long-term basis."The Louvre-Lens annex reflects the continuing decentralization of French cultural institutions", though the Louvre claims the Lens museum is not a subordinate of the palace in Paris.Though the museum maintains close institutional links with The...
Awards and decorations of the United States Merchant Marine

Awards and decorations of the United States Merchant Marine

Awards and decorations of the United States Merchant Marine are civilian decorations of the United States which are issued to the members of the United States Merchant Marine for a variety of duties both in peace and war. Originally authorized to be issued by the War Shipping Administration of the World War II era, these awards were later issued by the Maritime Commission and are currently issued by the Department of Transportation's Martitime Administration.All historical and active decorati...
Louisa County, Virginia

Louisa County, Virginia

Louisa County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,153. The county seat is Louisa.Prior to colonial settlement, the area comprising Louisa County was occupied by several indigenous peoples including the Tutelo, the Monacan, and the Manahoac peoples, who eventually fled to join the Cayuga Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) people in New York state under pressure from English settlers. Louisa County was established in 1742 from Hanover County. ...
Tilla Jogian

Tilla Jogian

Tilla Jogian (in Punjabi ٹلہ جوگیاںUrdu: ٹلہ جوگیاں‎), location of Tilla Jogian temple complex - a 1st-century BC Hindu and Sikh holy site, is the highest peak in the eastern Salt Range in Punjab, Pakistan.At 975 meters (3200 ft) above sea level, Tilla Jogian is about 25 km to the west of Jhelum city and 10 km west of the model village of Khukha. The view from the top of Tilla is highly rewarding. Rohtas, Pakistan Fort is located to the east of Tilla Jogian at a distance of abo...
Belmonte, Santa Catarina

Belmonte, Santa Catarina

Belmonte is a municipality (município), in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. The name of the mayor is Genesio Bressain. It is located at 26º50'29" S, 53º34'32 W, and has an estimated population of some 2600 inhabitants.Coordinates: 26°50′29″S 53°34′32″W / 26.84139°S 53.57556°W / -26.84139; -53.57556
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